Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Health Disparities: Big Data to the Rescue?

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Health Disparities: Big Data to the Rescue?

05/16/2017 04:00 PM EDT

Guest post by Dr. Fred Wood, Outreach and Evaluation Scientist in the Office of Health Information Programs Development. Socially disadvantaged populations have fewer opportunities to achieve optimal health. They also experience preventable differences when facing disease or injury. These inequities, known collectively as health disparities, significantly impact personal and public health. Despite decades of research … Continue reading "Health Disparities: Big Data to the Rescue?"

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